The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, OCT. 17 PETTY THEFT -- At 1:02 p.m., a business on Arnold Drive reported theft of a display phone. FRAUD -- It was reported at 1:33 p.m. that three checks were stolen from a Main Street business, and two checks were subsequently cashed for more than $10,000. PETTY THEFT -- A caller on Rolling Hill Way reported theft of mail at 6:43 p.m., and advised a video of the theft was recorded. PETTY THEFT -- At 10:05 p.m., a 26-year-old woman and a 32-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of theft of merchandise at a business on Arnold Drive.
FRIDAY, OCT. 18 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 3:24 a.m. that a vehicle on Richardson Street was burglarized. FRAUD -- A business on Center Avenue reported at 11:31 a.m. that an altered check was cashed. PETTY THEFT -- On Palm Avenue, a caller reported at 12:21 p.m. that the hard top to a vehicle was stolen. PETTY THEFT -- A cell phone was reported stolen at 7:01 p.m. on Marina Vista.
SATURDAY, OCT. 19 VANDALISM -- Holes were discovered on the door of a business on Main Street at 10:09 a.m.
SUNDAY, OCT. 20 PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 12:54 p.m. that a vehicle and residence keys were stolen from a residence on Miller Avenue. FRAUD -- On Corte Poquita, it was reported at 10:45 a.m. that a credit card was fraudulently used. VANDALISM -- At 4:24 p.m., a caller reported that a windshield of a vehicle on Blue Ridge Drive was broken.
MONDAY, OCT. 21 PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 3:33 p.m. that a purse was stolen on Susana Street. HIT-AND-RUN -- A caller reported at hit-and-run at 10:36 p.m. at Highway 4 and Alhambra Avenue.
TUESDAY, OCT. 22 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 6:21 a.m. that a garage remote and stereo were taken from an unlocked vehicle on Sequoia Drive. The remote was used to gain access to the garage and a second vehicle. BURGLARY -- At 6:26 a.m., the window of a truck at Wawona Circle and Sentinel Drive was broken. Miscellaneous clothes and a work badge were stolen. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 7:36 a.m. that three vehicles were broken into on Sequoia Drive. VEHICLE THEFT -- On Castro Street, it was reported at 9:40 a.m. that a vehicle was stolen. VANDALISM -- A caller reported at 9:46 a.m. that several windows were broken at a business on Ferry Street. PETTY THEFT -- At a business on Arnold Drive, a caller reported at 8:25 p.m. that an iPad and case was stolen from a cart while it was unattended.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23 VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 8:34 a.m. from Pacheco Boulevard. VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 8:43 a.m. that a vehicle was reported stolen from Alhambra Avenue. FRAUD -- At 10:41 a.m., unauthorized use of personal identification information was reported on Ferry Street. PETTY THEFT -- At 11:25 a.m., the rear license plate was reported stolen from a vehicle on Alhambra Way. FRAUD -- At 12:12 p.m., a caller on Spring Lake Dive reported that a debit card was fraudulently used even though the caller had possession of the card. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 2:25 p.m. at Court and Pine streets. FRAUD -- At 7:10 p.m. on Riverwood Circle, unauthorized use of personal identification information was reported.